Since1689 a fort of some sort has stood at this site protecting the Maine coast.
The hexagonal blockhouse replace other building in 1844.
Can you imagine living here keeping any eye on the harbor day in and day out?
This was the rifleman's house where most of the ammunition was stored.
Ready for battle
Looking through the lookout slats from inside you can see Constitution Light
in the distance.
Inside the hexagonal blockhouse.
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